Nishikant Kamat diagnosed with chronic liver ailment, is 'critical but stable,' says hospital

Nishikant Kamat was admitted to Hyderabad's AIG Hospital on 31 July with jaundice and abdominal distention.

Asian News International August 13, 2020 08:26:57 IST
Nishikant Kamat diagnosed with chronic liver ailment, is 'critical but stable,' says hospital

Filmmaker Nishikant Kamat, who is currently undergoing treatment at a hospital in Hyderabad after being diagnosed with chronic liver disease, is critical but stable, said an official statement issued on Wednesday, 12 August, by the hospital.

50-year-old Kamat was brought to AIG Hospitals, Gachibowli, Hyderabad on 31 July with jaundice and abdominal distention.

"He has been diagnosed with chronic liver disease and other secondary infections. He is in the intensive care unit for continuous monitoring under the supervision of a multidisciplinary team of senior consultants comprising of Gastroenterologists, Hepatologists, Critical Care and others. His condition is critical but stable," said the hospital.

Nishikant Kamat diagnosed with chronic liver ailment is critical but stable says hospital

Nishikant Kamat. Twitter

Kamat is known for directing Bollywood films like the Ajay Devgn-Tabu starrer Drishyam, Irrfan Khan-starrer Madaari. He has also directed John Abraham-starrers Force and Rocky Handsome, among others.

He is also known for debut directorial Marathi films like Dombivali Fast and Lai Bhaari.

As an actor, he was featured in the Marathi film Saatchya Aat Gharat and his 2016 directorial Rocky Handsome.

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